Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Offshore South-West WA, Indian Ocean, Australia, on Sunday, 11 October 2020 at 00:48 (GMT) -

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - Offshore South-West WA, Indian Ocean, Australia, on Sunday, 11 October 2020 at 00:48 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Oct 01:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
11 Oct 01:07: Now using data updates from GeoAu
11 Oct 21:09: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km (from 12.4 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.5 km (4.7 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2020 12:48:10 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.725°S / 114.224°E (Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Arrowsmith (pop: 30)
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Leeman (pop: 334)
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Green Head (pop: 282)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Port Denison (pop: 1,500)
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Greenough (pop: 282)
102 km (63 mi) NW of Jurien Bay (pop: 1,770)
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Wandina (pop: 4,040)
112 km (69 mi) SSW of Geraldton (pop: 26,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 18.1°C (65 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from S
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 2.710 kmOffshore South-West WA, Indian Ocean, AustraliaGeoAu
M 2.720 km111 Km SSW of Geraldton, AustraliaEMSC

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